Op-Ed: THERE SHOULD BE NO STRIKE By Richard Wagoner Leaders and Board members of Los Angeles Unified School District would like the public to believe that the looming teachers strike is all about salary. Indeed, it could easily be: teachers have not received a raise in three years, the request by the Union (and the […]
Elected to represent the students in the District’s public schools, the LAUSD School Board have been mostly silent as the strike date nears.
The District is encouraging parents to send their students to school if the teachers’ union strikes. Will they be sending kids into mayhem?
Salary: 6% on-schedule raise, including 3% retroactive for 2017-18, plus 3% raise for 2018-19” – LAUSD The LAUSD has already signed contracts with their other major unions that “included raises totaling about 6%.” It was, therefore, unclear why the District’s initial offer to the teachers was to only raise their salaries by 2%. This seemed […]
“We stand with our teachers’ union, United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), in calling for a real investment in our neighborhood public schools, so that all students have an equal opportunity.” – Northridge East Neighborhood Council The Northridge East Neighborhood Council (NENC) is one of 99 Neighborhood Councils in the City of Los Angeles. These Councils […]
Loren Scott is active in Los Angeles Democratic Party politics, the NEA, California Teachers Assocation. and a representative to UTLA (United Teachers of Los Angeles). This request is prompted by talk of NEA endorsing Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary which will determine the party’s nominee. A vote on the endorsement could occur as early […]